Alabama Department of Finance bids and contract documentation pertaining Alabama Interactive, LLC

Vikas Kumar filed this request with the Department of Finance of Alabama.
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From: Vikas Kumar

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Alabama's Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Department of Finance
RSA Union Building
100 N. Union St.
Suite 192
Montgomery, Al.

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Alabama Open Records Law § 36-12-40 et seq., I am requesting the following public records:

- Emails and correspondence between The Department of Finance including its Division of Purchasing and Alabama Interactive, LLC from June 2014 to November 2017

- Any documents, contracts, reports or written determinations that mention or address awarding contracts to Alabama Interactive, LLC from June 2014 to November 2017

- Contract bids/proposals/submissions where Alabama Interactive, LLC is referenced or is/was a bidder. Alongside companies that bid for the same contracts. Alabama Interactive, LLC was contracted to maintain Alabama gov. website among others.

This information is not being sought for commercial purposes. The Capitol Forum is a news media company and we intend to disseminate the information we receive from this FOIL request in accordance with the public’s best interest. Accordingly, there should no fees related to this request. In the event there are copying fees, please inform me of the total charges in advance.
As I am making this request as a journalist and this information is of timely value, I would appreciate your communicating with me by telephone during normal business hours or by email if you have questions regarding this request.

The Alabama statute requires a response in a reasonable time period. If access to the records I am requesting will take longer than reasonable amount of time, please contact me with information about when I might expect copies or the ability to inspect the requested records.
I would prefer the request filled electronically--by e-mail attachment, or if the response is too large, direct download link or mailed CD-ROM.

If you deny any or all of this request, please cite each specific exemption you feel justifies the refusal to release the information and notify me of the appeal procedures available to me under the law.

Thank you for considering my request.


Ivan Zhykhariev The Capitol Forum
1233 20th Street NW,
Suite 301 Washington,
DC 20036

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Vikas Kumar